The following information is applicable to people who are fully vaccinated and traveling from Vanuatu to the Philippines.View restrictions for unvaccinated travelers
Governments are changing their policies rapidly in response to the Omicron variant. We recommend checking in regularly and verifying requirements with the linked sources before making travel plans.
Entry restricted for international travelers
Most travelers are not allowed to enter the Philippines. Most travelers must have a valid existing visa to be allowed entry into the Philipines.
Entry restrictions do not apply to:
- Filipino citizens, including those with an Identification Certificate (IC);
- Travelers under the Balikbayan Program who fulfill other specific program requirements;
- Travelers who are holders of valid and existing Special Resident and Retirees Visa (SRRV) or Section 9(a) visas without the need of an entry exemption document (EED).
- Foreign spouses, parent/s, and/or children of Filipino citizens, not traveling together with the Filipino and shall present a visa with notation “EED not required per IATF Resolution No. 128 (s.2021)”
For a full list of more exemptions and their required documentation, please check the source.
Before You Leave
Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result
Travelers are required to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result taken a maximum of 48 hours before departure to the Philippines.
This requirement does not apply to:
- Travelers aged 3 years and under, unless symptomatic.
- A Rt Pcr Test Up To 48 hours Before Departure
Mandatory health declaration form
Travelers are required to complete an eCIF form at least 3 days before their arrival in the Philippines.
Mandatory contact-tracing app
Travelers are required to download and register an account in the TRAZE Contact Tracing App prior to entering the airport. Travelers without a phone may get a unique QR code from a Malasakit helpdesk.
Mandatory proof of vaccination
Vaccinated travelers must have received all vaccine doses required at least 2 weeks before travel. Travelers must have a vaccination certificate that can be verified by Philippine authorities as valid or authentic. Vaccines accepted are those in the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) List or Compassionate Special Permit (CSP) issued by the Philippine Food and Drug Administration and vaccines in the Emergency Use Listing of the World Health Organization.
Travelers who were vaccinated in the Philippines can have an LGU/ hospital-issued vaccination card or certificate, or a BOQ-issued International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis (ICV).
For more details, please check the source.
Mandatory e-health declaration card
All travelers, including children, are required to register to the Bureau of Quarantine e-Health Declaration Card (e-HDC) up to 24 hours before their departure to the Philippines.
Mandatory accommodation booking for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers arriving from selected countries must have proof of pre-booked accommodation. Travelers must have accommodation booked for at least 6 days in an accredited quarantine hotel/facility before traveling to the Philippines.
Mandatory quarantine and testing for vaccinated travelers
Fully vaccinated travelers are required to complete facility-based quarantine until the release of their negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test results, taken on the 5th day after arrival. After receiving negative test results, travelers are required to complete home quarantine until the 14th day, with the day of arrival being the first day.
While You're There
Masks and face shields are mandatory in public
Travelers must wear masks and face shields in public places.
COVID-19 Risk Information
Use of mask
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